ANAMBRA STATE GOVERNMENT URGES FOR A STRENGTHENING OF COLLABORATION BETWEEN UK, NIGERIA
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query_builder November 7, 2019 16:07:03

                 

By Chisom Okpala :

Awka, Nov. 6, 2019 (MOI) Following visit by the British High Commissioner of Nigeria, Ms Catriona Laing, Anambra State, Government has called for renewed collaboration between the state and the High Commission.

Deputy Governor, Dr Nkem Okeke, who represented the Governor, noted that the High Commission should gear up through partnership to strengthen existing relationships and even develop new areas.

``We are hoping for your assistance in developing the state,’’ the Governor stressed.

Earlier, the British Commissioner, Ms Laing said the Mission was ready to contribute toward growth of the state and the country.

She stressed that as part of their mission, they would reposition the African region.

``We are committed toward building on the strong history between the UK and Nigeria.

``We are looking to see how we can deepen and strengthen the collaboration between the UK and Nigeria,’’ the High Commissioner Laing added.

The visit took place at the State Government House, Awka, where the High Commissioner and her team were received. (MOI)
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